Recently the University of Dundee in Scotland, on the advice of the Board of the College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, the Senatus Academicus has granted Dr. Kazem Behbehani, Director-General of Dasman Diabetes Institute “The Honorary Professor Appointment – Medical Research Institute”. This appointment is to acknowledge the enormous efforts Dr. Kazem Behbehani has exerted and been involved in over the past decades and to recognize his contributions to the academic, research and medical field locally, regionally and internationally.